Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)
If you are a lawyer committed to social justice and looking for meaningful employment, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic and progressive team in our busy and innovative community legal clinic in rural south-eastern (Belleville) Ontario. The position is an 18‑month contract with the possibility of extension.
If you have the following experience and competencies, please consider applying:
- Experience in one or more areas of law impacting people living on a low income and vulnerable communities
- Proven ability to interact with high need clients in an empathetic manner
- Demonstrated experience working with low income and rural communities and understanding of significant issues impacting on these communities
- Evident commitment to social justice issues
- Litigation and tribunal experience
- Proven affinity and capacity for advancing legal literacy, legal empowerment, systemic advocacy and law reform as part of your legal practice
- Demonstrated high achievement in prior employment with excellent analytical, creative, evaluative, and strategic thinking skills as well as strong time and project management skills
- High degree of computer literacy and administrative self-sufficiency
This position is intended for a lawyer with less than 7 years of call. Salary is commensurate with responsibility and experience. If you are interested, please forward your resume, a letter explaining your interest in the position, a writing sample and supply the names of three professional references by 5:00 p.m., September 17, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about our clinic, our work, or our history, please visit www.communitylegalcentre.ca
The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC) is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity and strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of Canadian society. We encourage applicants who are members of historically marginalized groups including Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual and gender orientations, and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their cover letter.
Only those being offered an interview will be contacted.